Overture To The Nutcracker Ballet composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893). Arranged by Earl North. For woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, Bb clarinet, french horn and bassoon). Romantic, Christmas. Grade 5. Score and set of parts. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.16935).
Marked allegro giusto, this familiar classic will keep better players on their toes as they execute a mix of tutti passages and offset entrances. In the final half of the coda, the flute part calls for piccolo. Duration 3:15.